Floyd L. “Beanie” Mailey
January 26, 1938 ‒ October 28, 2008
Floyd L. “Beanie” Mailey, age 70 of Marengo went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at OSU Medical Center surrounded by his family.
He was born on January 26, 1938 in Cardington to the late George L. and Mabel (Fisher) Mailey. A graduate of Marengo High School in 1956, he was a lifelong resident of Morrow County and a US Army veteran. He operated the Gulf Oil Service Station at SR 61 and 71 in Marengo for many years, and gained the reputation of never turning away anyone in need. After 25 years in the quality control department, he retired from Columbus Auto Parts.
Saved by Jesus Christ, he was a member of Christ the King Community Church and a former member of Victory Freewill Baptist Church in Marengo. He was a longtime member of the Marengo Fire Dept., helping to build the downtown fire station. Happiest working in his garden, he was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, trapping, and fishing, especially in the Gulf of Mexico. Known as a whistler, he had been active in the Marengo Youth Baseball Program and was a member of the NRA. Kind hearted, with a strong work ethic, he was a steadfast provider.
Likable by all and loved by most, he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
Survived by his loving wife: Laura (Adkins), Children: Debbie (Dan “Boone”) Fishburn of Marengo, Jeffrey George (Chris) Mailey of Mt. Gilead, Matthew (Melanie) Mailey and Michelle (Rev. Brad) Duncan both of Marengo, 8 Grandchildren: Travis, Renae Fishburn, Moriah, Hayden, Sierra Mailey, Caleb, Elijah, Josiah Duncan, Sisters: Donna Calbert of Marion, Leola (Raymond) Beatty of Mt. Gilead, Joan (Wayne) Miller of Galion, Brother: Ray Geckley of Marengo, numerous nieces and nephews, including his fishing buddy Brian Snyder, and extended members of the Adkins family.
Friends may call Thursday 4-8:00 p.m. at Christ the King Community Church, at the corner of SR 95 and 15598 McClelland Rd., Fredericktown, OH 43019, where services will be Friday 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Rev. Lucian Baker and Rev. Brad Duncan officiating, interment Marengo Cemetery. Following the services a meal will be provided at the Cardinal Center Banquet Room.
Arrangements entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury.
Memorial contributions can be made to Christ the King Church building fund or American Heart Assoc.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.